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The order went into effect Tuesday at midnight. According to Carlos Campos, the director of public affairs for the police department, officers are monitoring for violations while on regular patrols.
“If they observe a group or entity in gross violation of the executive order, those in violation will be warned and informed of the restrictions within the existing orders,” he said in a statement. “If the issue persists, the city will take the necessary and appropriate actions to resolve the issue on a case-by-case basis.”
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